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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

Find the Best Restaurants in Dublin

  • #1
    Tang Cafe
    #1 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 422 reviewsTripAdvisor (422)
    $ | Cafe, European, Middle Eastern, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #2
    Glovers Alley
    #2 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 121 reviewsTripAdvisor (121)
    $$ | Irish, European
    Stephens Green Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #3
    Restaurant SIX
    #3 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 116 reviewsTripAdvisor (116)
    $ - $$ | European, Contemporary, Irish
    6 Cavendish Row, Upper O'Connell Street Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin D01 V3P6 Ireland
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  • #4
    JP Mooneys
    #4 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 175 reviewsTripAdvisor (175)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub, Bar
    2 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #5
    Crow Street Restaurant
    #5 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 144 reviewsTripAdvisor (144)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, International
    1 Crow Street Temple Bar, Dublin D02 WD54 Ireland
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  • #6
    Bloom Brasserie
    #6 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1766 reviewsTripAdvisor (1766)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #7
    The Landmark
    #7 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 206 reviewsTripAdvisor (206)
    $ - $$ | Pub, Irish, Gastropub, Soups
    The Landmark 40 Wexford Street, Dublin D02 CH68 Ireland
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  • #8
    Mulberry Garden
    #8 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 848 reviewsTripAdvisor (848)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #9
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #9 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 883 reviewsTripAdvisor (883)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke Lane Corner of Lemon St and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #10
    Dax Restaurant
    #10 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 949 reviewsTripAdvisor (949)
    $$ | French, European, Contemporary, Healthy
    23 Pembroke Street Upper Dublin 2, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #11
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #11 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 715 reviewsTripAdvisor (715)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #12
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #12 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1477 reviewsTripAdvisor (1477)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #13
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #13 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 703 reviewsTripAdvisor (703)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #14
    Chapter One
    #14 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2309 reviewsTripAdvisor (2309)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #15
    Bleecker Street Cafe Bar
    #15 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 617 reviewsTripAdvisor (617)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
    68 Upper Dorset Street, Dublin D1 Ireland
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  • #16
    Lovinspoon
    #16 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 319 reviewsTripAdvisor (319)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European
    13 North Fredrick Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #17
    Lavanda Restaurant
    #17 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 163 reviewsTripAdvisor (163)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Fusion, International
    31 North Brunswick Street Stoneybatter, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #18
    Keshk Cafe
    #18 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 661 reviewsTripAdvisor (661)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
    71 Mespil Road, Dublin Ireland
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  • #19
    The Vintage Kitchen
    #19 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1978 reviewsTripAdvisor (1978)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Soups
    No 7 Poolbeg Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #20
    Mr Fox Restaurant
    #20 of 3,222 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 398 reviewsTripAdvisor (398)
    $ - $$ | International, Central European, Irish
    38 Parnell Square West, Dublin Ireland
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